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  1. The 3 Largest Consumer Cyclicals ETFs (XLY, FXD)

    May 1, 2016
    Find out which consumer cyclical exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are the largest in their category and how they have performed ...
  2. Target's Wellness Initiative Goes Mobile

    April 27, 2016
    Mobile healthcare devices may be the next big leap in personal communications, and mass retailer Target is positioning itself ...
  3. Target Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (TGT)

    April 24, 2016
    Learn where the majority of Target Corporation's suppliers operate and the top five individual suppliers that generate most ...
  4. Wal-Mart to Cut Board of Directors Down to Size

    April 22, 2016
    Amid its struggles to engineer new growth, Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) announced it was paring down the size of its board of directors ...
  5. Barnes & Noble May Have Solved Its Space Problem

    April 22, 2016
    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) has a problem it shares with much of the brick-and-mortar retail world: The chain has long-term ...
  6. Target Joins Wal-Mart With Employee Wage Increases

    April 21, 2016
    While there has been a nationwide push to move to a $15 an hour minimum wage, the current federal rate actually sits at ...
  7. 3 Expensive All-Cap ETFs Worth Your While (KNOW, PDP)

    April 21, 2016
    Learn why high expense ratios may not matter when it comes to all-cap ETFs, as well as the funds that have outperformed their ...
  8. Global Retail Trade: 4 Key Industry Players (WMT, CVS)

    April 19, 2016
    Discover the retail companies that are global key industry players based on annual sales, and gain a brief description and ...
  9. J.C. Penney Sees Outsized Opportunity for Growth

    April 14, 2016
    J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) is the latest retailer to see the potential inherent in making clothes available for women outside ...
  10. A Lucky Strike for Kroger in Organic Produce

    April 4, 2016
    Organic produce is looking to become the force that drives supermarket growth in the future, and No. 2 grocery store chain ...
  11. Target Setting Sights on New Highs

    March 23, 2016
    A target decline into the mid-70s is likely to generate a low-risk buying opportunity.
  12. Bill Ackman's Greatest Hits and Misses

    March 22, 2016
    With the recent Valeant fiasco, we take a look back at the best and worst of the gray haired hedge fund manager.
  13. Short-Sighted Retailers: Why Target is Losing the Retail Wars ...

    March 22, 2016
    Target has not invested enough in its long-term future, preferring instead to borrow ideas from other retailers.
  14. Target Red Card: What You Need to Know (TGT)

    March 9, 2016
    Target Corp’s Red Card is fantastically popular and a win-win for shoppers and the retailer.
  15. Wal-Mart's Greatest Move Was Convincing Target to Enter Canada ...

    March 1, 2016
    Wal-Mart and Target competed for Canadian leases in 2010. Even though Walmart lost, it ended up victorious both in Canada ...
  16. Why Target's Express Store Concept is Flourishing (TGT)

    March 1, 2016
    Target has found success with its TargetExpress store concept. Why are the small-sized stores so popular?
  17. What to Expect From Target's Earnings (TGT)

    February 23, 2016
    Despite what Wednesday's results reveal, Target isn't going anywhere. The company remains one of the better-run retailers ...
  18. Is It Time to Catch a Moving Target (TGT)

    February 22, 2016
    With its stock currently trading at around $72, Target's annual dividend now yields 3.13%, making it one of the safer plays ...
  19. Will Consumer Spending Save the Economy? (FIT, CZR)

    February 21, 2016
    This week will hold incredibly important clues to the state of the American consumer. Be prepared.
  20. Seven Sustainable Retail Dividends

    February 2, 2016
    Seven retailers which pat sustainable dividends when examining both the companies' payout ratios and free cash flows.
  21. Are Brick and Mortar Retailers Headed Into Bear Markets?

    January 22, 2016
    The online sales revolution has altered the playing field for brick and mortar retailers, placing them at a disadvantage ...
  22. How Will Walmart Weather the Next Bear Market?

    January 20, 2016
    WMT has historically been a safe place to hide in bear markets. Is this still the case?
  23. Target Corp. (TGT): 2015 Recap

    January 10, 2016
    A recap of the highs and lows of Target in 2015
  24. Are These the Top 4 Game & Toy Stocks of 2016?

    January 8, 2016
    These four toymaker stocks have the potential to deliver moderate to significant stock appreciation plays in 2016.
  25. Target Planning Mostly Small Urban Stores (TGT, WMT)

    January 5, 2016
    For Target (NYSE: TGT), the day of the superstore may be over. The company, which made its mark nationally with locations ...
  26. Are These the Top 5 Retail Stocks of 2016?

    January 5, 2016
    Retail hasn't been a hot sector, but these five retail names have the potential to stay hot in 2016.
  27. Target Embraces Being A Dividend Stock (TGT)

    January 4, 2016
    Target has ended its growth stage. Despite plenty of areas in which the company can expand, Target has instead decided to ...
  28. The World's Top 10 Retailers (WMT, COST)

    December 24, 2015
    Read about some of the top retail companies in the world, and learn a little about the products they sell and the markets ...
  29. Amazon and Target Win Big With Online Deals (AMZN, TGT)

    December 22, 2015
    This holiday season saw a surge in online and mobile sales. Among the biggest winners were Amazon and Target.
  30. Is Now a Good Time for CVS to Hike Its Dividend?

    December 17, 2015
    This is certainly a December to remember for CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) shareholders. Capping off a month that saw the company ...
  31. Target Sells Its Pharmacy Business to CVS Health

    December 16, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) has just completed the $1.9 billion sale of its pharmacy and clinic businesses to CVS Health (NYSE: CVS). ...
  32. Will Star Wars Be Killed By Its Own Hype? (DIS, HAS)

    December 15, 2015
    As Dec. 18 draws near, the expectations around Star Wars are ballooning. Will the movie franchise be able to live up to expectations? ...
  33. Why Are Retailers Expanding Into Online Grocery? (WMT, AMZN)

    December 9, 2015
    Walmart, Amazon and Target are all fiercely competing for your online grocery shopping dollars. Why now? Why is online grocery ...
  34. FTC Moves to Block the Staples-Office Depot Merger (ODP, SPLS)

    December 8, 2015
    On Monday, an antitrust regulator from the Federal Trade Commission announced it had filed suit to prevent the proposed ...
  35. Do Data Breaches Really Matter for Retailers? (TJX, TGT)

    December 8, 2015
    Do data breaches hurt the stock price of retailers? Let's have a look at a few examples.
  36. How Target Can Expand Internationally

    December 8, 2015
    Target needs to get back onto the international scene in order to take on its largest competitors. There's only one way to ...
  37. Does Target's Online Snafu Mean Opportunity? (TGT)

    December 3, 2015
    A press release issued after Target's site crashed on Cyber Monday includes information that could mean opportunity in unexpected ...
  38. Target Finally Escapes Failed Canadian Experiment

    December 1, 2015
    After years of cash infusions into a failing Canadian operation, has Target financially recovered? What are the long-term ...
  39. Target Should Focus on Growth, Not Share Buybacks

    December 1, 2015
    Target has an ambitious plan to return money to shareholders. It ought to focus on growth, rather than decrease its cash ...
  40. Will New FAA Regulations Shoot Down The Drone Industry?

    November 25, 2015
    How Will The FAA's Proposed Drone Regulations Affect The Drone Industry?
  41. Wal-Mart vs. Target: Which One Is A Bigger Threat To Amazon? ...

    November 18, 2015
    Walmart and Target both revealed multi-year plans to grow their businesses. Which of these two retailers is the biggest threat ...
  42. Will Target Deliver Tomorrow?

    November 17, 2015
    After enduring a terrible two years, Target has been having a good year, so far. In addition to the usual suspects, here ...
  43. The Earnings Spotlight Is On Wal-Mart And Other Retail Giants ...

    November 15, 2015
    Big-box retailers will highlight the week's quarterly earnings reports. Expectations are low for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: ...
  44. Target and Wal-Mart Extend Holiday Shopping Season (TGT, WMT)

    November 3, 2015
    Given the way the holiday season works for major retailers, you can expect employees still wearing Halloween costumes getting Target ...
  45. Wal-Mart Changes Up Strategy for Holiday Season (TGT, WMT)

    November 3, 2015
    Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) says it won't be beat on pricing this Christmas. As it's doing away with "gimmicky" sales that are ...
  46. Target to Pursue Growth by Going Smaller (TGT, WMT)

    November 2, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) plans to get bigger by going smaller. The company has increased its efforts to launch stores with less ...
  47. Is Walmart a Bargain Right Now?

    October 30, 2015
    Every great growth story comes to an end. Is this the beginning of the end for Walmart or a buying opportunity?
  48. 4 Ways to Check Credit Card Accounts for Trouble

    October 30, 2015
    Credit cards do offer some protection against fraud, but here are 4 reasons to be vigilant and protect your credit score ...
  49. Target Fires First Shot in Holiday Wars at Wal-Mart

    October 30, 2015
    In a move that has threatened retail giant WalMart (WMT), Target (TGT) has announced that it will offer free shipping and ...
  50. Why Walgreens Needs the Rite Aid Deal to Happen (CVS, RAD)

    October 28, 2015
    There's little doubt antitrust regulators are going to closely scrutinize Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ: WBA) $9.4 billion ...
  51. Who Are Costco’s Main Competitors?

    October 27, 2015
    Explore information about the three major discount retailers, Costco, Target and Wal-Mart, and learn how they stack up competitively.
  52. Axe Falling at J.C. Penney Is Only the Beginning (JCP, KSS)

    October 26, 2015
    The announcement from J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) that it would be laying off 300 of the 3,400 people at its corporate headquarters ...
  53. Nike Designs Stores With Touch of Local Flavor (NKE, TGT)

    October 21, 2015
    If you enter a Nike (NYSE: NKE) store in one part of the country, it will look different than one of the retailer's shops ...
  54. Starbucks Positions for Major Growth in Germany (SBUX, TGT)

    October 20, 2015
    Starbucks' (NASDAQ: SBUX) German customers will soon enjoy more locations where they can purchase their lattes, cappuccinos, ...
  55. Sears Turns to Home Automation for Growth (SHLD, BBY)

    October 20, 2015
    Sears (NASDAQ: SHLD) wants a piece of the home automation game. That makes sense, because the retailer already sells most ...
  56. Wal-Mart Says Higher Wages Hurting Profits (WMT, TGT)

    October 15, 2015
    Walmart (NYSE: WMT) became one of the first major retailers in the United States to voluntarily raise its workers' wages ...
  57. Target Expands Price-Matching Program (TGT)

    October 1, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) has made a bold move toward assuring its customers that they will be paying the lowest possible price. ...
  58. Prevent Employees From Hacking You Computer System

    September 29, 2015
    Cyber security attacks from a current or ex-employee can cause a lot of pain. Here is how to avoid such attacks.
  59. Target Launching Technology Accelerator (TGT)

    September 24, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) wants to support the start-ups that will create the next leaps forward in retail technology. To do that, ...
  60. Target Replaces Checkout Candy With Healthy Snacks (CVS, TGT)

    September 23, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) wants its customers and its employees to get a whole lot healthier. The company has decided to replace ...
  61. Target Faces Yet Another Lawsuit Over Data Breach (MA, TGT)

    September 17, 2015
    The fallout from a data breach in 2013 continues to plague Target (NYSE: TGT). Having settled for $10 million earlier this ...
  62. Target Partners Up With Fitbit (BP, FIT)

    September 16, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) recently signed a deal with Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) to offer the company's fitness trackers to its 335,00 ...
  63. Target Testing Home Grocery Delivery (TGT, AMZN)

    September 15, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) has begun testing a new program that allows customers to shop for groceries online and then have them ...
  64. Target Finds Trouble With Omnichannel Shopping (AMZN, TGT)

    September 14, 2015
    In theory, it's all supposed to be so easy: give consumers the ability to shop anyway they want, whenever they want, however ...
  65. Target Taps Stores for Faster Delivery (TGT, AMZN)

    August 27, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) is discovering the secret weapon brick-and-mortar retailers have at their disposal to fight back against ...
  66. Target and Visa to Settle Over Data Breach (MA, TGT)

    August 25, 2015
    The impact from Target's (NYSE: TGT) massive data breach two years ago continues to be felt as the retailer is said to have ...
  67. Target Thumps Q2 EPS Estimates, Lifts Guidance (TGT)

    August 20, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) hit the bulls-eye with its latest set of quarterly results. On Wednesday, the company reported its second ...
  68. Target Names New CFO and First COO (TGT)

    August 19, 2015
    Changes are afoot in the executive suite at Target (NYSE: TGT). The company has created a new top management position, chief ...
  69. JC Penney Recovers from Marketing Missteps (JCP, M)

    August 18, 2015
    An analysis of how JC Penney's misguided marketing strategies caused its stock to fall from $80 to $8 per share.
  70. How To Trade Forex With Bitcoin (XOM, EXPE)

    August 18, 2015
    We look at ways to trade forex with bitcoin and the pitfalls in doing so.
  71. Invest in Costco? First Understand Its Balance Sheet

    August 18, 2015
    A strong balance sheet sets a company apart and boosts investor confidence. How healthy is Costco based on an analysis of ...
  72. Target to Test Grocery Delivery Service (AMZN, TGT)

    August 17, 2015
    Soon you will be able to do your grocery shopping at Target (NYSE: TGT) from your couch. According to a report by the StarTribune, ...
  73. 4 Cybersecurity Value Stocks to Watch For (CHKP, FEYE)

    August 14, 2015
    Discover how huge data breaches to major companies have caused an upswing in the cybersecurity industry, and top stocks investors ...
  74. You Know Debt & Deficit Are Not The Same, Right?

    August 13, 2015
    An educational article explaining in detail how deficit differs from debt and how are they related.
  75. Target Aligns Store Concepts Under One Name (TGT, WMT)

    August 11, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) is scrapping the branding of all its different store concepts in favor of rebranding them under a single ...
  76. J.C. Penney Finally Earning Wall Street's Respect (JCP, HD)

    August 10, 2015
    It took awhile, but Wall Street is finally coming around to the notion that J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) just might make good ...
  77. Target Discovers the Power of Free Shipping (TGT, AMZN)

    August 10, 2015
    What may have been obvious to you and me is apparently a revelation to Target (NYSE: TGT): Give consumers something for ...
  78. Macy's Using Same-Day Delivery to Fend Off Rivals

    August 7, 2015
    Is same-day delivery going to be enough for Macy's (NYSE: M) to blunt the impact the Internet is having on its business? ...
  79. J.C. Penney Poaching From Home Depot and Target (HD, JCP)

    August 7, 2015
    J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) announced two new hires this week, going back to the well of talent it dipped into previously to ...
  80. J.C. Penney: Identity Crisis or Buy Opportunity?

    August 5, 2015
    With so many recent leadership changes, J.C. Penney might be suffering from an identity crisis. Here's why and what you need ...
  81. Explaining Clients Why They Need a Budget

    August 3, 2015
    The truth is that budgeting isn't just for times when your money is tight or your life is undergoing a major transition. ...
  82. How can I invest in electronic retailing (e-tailing)? (AMZN, ...

    July 27, 2015
    Learn about the different ways to invest in electronic retail. Amazon.com and Alibaba are the two dominant players in electronic ...
  83. GoPro & Extreme Sports' Hella Gnarly Relationship

    July 21, 2015
    This totally gnarly article will examine the close-knit relationship between GoPro and extreme sports, and how this partnership ...
  84. Customer Data Breach Hits CVS Health Photo Site

    July 21, 2015
    Maybe taking a picture will not make it last longer. On Friday, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) posted a message on its photo-processing ...
  85. The 6 Biggest Fortune 500 Employers

    July 21, 2015
    In 2015, five of the top six biggest Fortune 500 companies are retailers.
  86. Target Looks to Take "Buy Local" National (TGT)

    July 17, 2015
    When people hear about "buying local," they usually think of getting produce from nearby farmers, but Target (NYSE: TGT) ...
  87. Costco: Good And Costly

    July 15, 2015
    Costco Warehouse Corporation is one of the good stocks in the retail space, but is it good enough to justify the current ...
  88. 3 Reasons Costco Has Membership Fees

    July 10, 2015
    There's more to Costco's membership fees than meet the eye.
  89. Target Vs. Walmart: Who's Winning The Big Box War?

    July 7, 2015
    Wal-Mart dwarfs Target in number of stores, total assets, and market cap. But which company is more profitable?
  90. Trading With Stage Analysis (NRG, NKE)

    July 7, 2015
    Stage analysis offers market participants a powerful tool to identify current market conditions and make rapid adjustments ...
  91. Winning Retailers Amid Sales Slump

    June 29, 2015
    Declining department store retail sales and the exceptions to the rule after the end of the Great Recession.
  92. The CVS Target Deal: A Healthy Union?

    June 22, 2015
    The CVS Health and Target deal should be a win for both. Here's an analysis with a twist.
  93. Indian Tech Startups Eye The Future With Visual Recognition

    June 19, 2015
    Using visual recognition technology, Indian tech companies are hoping to help online merchants close more sales from consumers ...
  94. Business Model Analysis: Costco Vs. Sam's Club (WMT, TGT)

    June 17, 2015
    Costco and Sam’s Club have very similar business models, but which one is faring better?
  95. Top 6 Most Profitable Clothing Retailers

    June 15, 2015
    If you’ve visited any mall in America recently, you’ve likely stepped into one, or all, of these clothing companies' shops. ...
  96. Grocery Wars: Who Will Win in 5 Years?

    June 12, 2015
    Grocery stores have been slowly transitioning to become the kind of grocery stores that Millennials want and need.
  97. Will J.C. Penney Ever Recover?

    June 11, 2015
    After a series of drastic missteps, J.C. Penney may finally be making a turnaround.
  98. Why did Target's (TGT) expansion into Canada fail so quickly?

    May 29, 2015
    Read about the four major reasons Target's expansion into Canada ended so abruptly and quickly after expanding into northern ...
  99. Who are Target's (TGT) main competitors?

    May 19, 2015
    Learn more about the discount retailer Target and its competitors. Find out some of the things discount retailers do to increase ...
  100. Costco, Target or Walmart: Which is the Best Bet?

    May 19, 2015
    These three retailers have all been long-term winners. It that likely to continue? If so, which is the best bet?
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